FrontLine Compliance, based in Alexandria, Va., recently announced that George “Chip” Arvantides has joined the firm as an executive vice president and will oversee new business development and strategic alliances. Before joining FrontLine Compliance, Arvantides spent seven years as a special investigator with the Enforcement Department of the National Association of Security Dealers in Washington, D.C. While there, he worked on the regulatory agency’s high-profile investigations, including market manipulation, day trading, investment banking conflict of interest, e-mail retention, mutual fund market timing, variable annuity suitability and directed brokerage. Arvantides was previously a consultant within the forensic and litigation division at KPMG, where he focused on uncovering fraud and funds mismanagement. While at HWS, where he was a political science and English major, Arvantides was a member of the lacrosse team. Since graduating, he has worked with the Salisbury Center for Career Services in creating internships for students. FrontLine Compliance is a regulatory compliance firm that assists broker/dealers, investment advisers, investment companies, hedge funds and insurance companies in areas of compliance administration and cost reduction. Details are available at frontline compliance.